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Old 21st May 2012, 11:44
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Default Mail server cannot send or receive

Morning all,

I am trying to configure my mail server but i cannot send of receive.

I have followed this install


With the exception that during the install I didn't have my domain name so just used example.com. I now have my own domain name and as best I can tell have change all configs to mydomain.co.uk i test the mx all seams ok, I then test the SMTP via http://www.mxtoolbox.com/.

and I get
EHLO please-read-policy.mxtoolbox.com
250 DSN [140 ms]
MAIL FROM: <supertool@mxtoolbox.com>
250 2.1.0 Ok [187 ms]
RCPT TO: <test@example.com>
554 5.7.1 <test@example.com>: Relay access denied [172 ms]
221 2.0.0 Bye [140 ms]
The test e-mail is sent to test@example.com. how do I change this?
The second issue is, Is this stopping me sending and receiving e-mails. I have been able to send an e-mail to myself but not outside the server. (ie to my gmx account etc)

I have scanned the posts (see below) and 25 is open so this is ok.

Port - Name - Result - Time (ms)

21 - ftp - Thread was being aborted. - 0
22 - ssh - Success - 140
23 - telnet - Thread was being aborted. - 0
25 - smtp - Success - 140
53 - dns - Thread was being aborted. - 0
80 - http - Success - 140
110 - pop3 - Success - 140
143 - imap - Thread was being aborted. - 0
587 - msa-outlook - Thread was being aborted. - 0
1433 - sql server - Thread was being aborted. - 0
3306 - my sql - Thread was being aborted. - 0
Therefore i am now at a lose as to why it isnt working any help would be appreceated.


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Old 21st May 2012, 16:19
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Ok an update to this,

I can now receive e-mail but i am still unable to send. i am testing to send a to a large company but i get the response below.

Reporting-MTA: dns; server1.example.com
X-Postfix-Queue-ID: AE31xxxxxxE
X-Postfix-Sender: rfc822; xxxx@mydomain.co.uk
Arrival-Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 14:02:11 +0100 (BST)

Final-Recipient: rfc822; xxx.xxxxx@txxxxxxx.com
Original-Recipient: rfc822;xxxx.xxxxxx@txxxxxxx.com
Action: failed
Status: 5.7.1
Remote-MTA: dns; mail.messaging.microsoft.com
Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 550 5.7.1 Service unavailable; Client host
[my.ip.add.ress] blocked using Blocklist 1, mail from IP banned; To request
removal from this list please forward this message to
I have mailed to have the IP unblocked but i still need to correct the
Reporting-MTA: dns; server1.example.com

How do i do this?
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Old 22nd May 2012, 15:19
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Ok this post can be closed, it would appear that since my IP is dynamic it will not be unblock, so i will be sending all mail via my ISP mail.server.

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